Two Purdue research projects won awards at the 2015 University Aviation Association (UAA) Fall Education Conference in Snowbird, Utah.
Doctoral student Rachel Sitarz was named one of two winners in the inaugural Women in Security Awards, sponsored by Duo Security.
Sitarz is working toward her PhD in cyber forensics at Purdue University in the Department of Computer and Information Technology. She also works full-time for Purdue, analyzing the threats that are coming into their networks.
She was honored, in part, for her ability as a researcher to “produce results that have real-world implications.”
A team of industry professionals and Purdue graduate students won the Big Data for Social Good Challenge, a national competition sponsored by IBM.
Quincy Clark, a 2014 graduate of the master’s program in computer graphics technology, has won two 2015 awards for her paper, “Hybrid Learning Styles.”
Members of the Purdue chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) won several awards at the 2015 National Collegiate Conference in Omaha March 26-29.
The College of Technology will honor Distinguished Technology Alumni, Outstanding Technology Alumni, and Early Career Awardees. The awards recognize Technology alumni who have accomplished great professional, philanthropic, and personal success.
Events during the day include:
Early Career/Outstanding Technology Alumni Awards
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union
A research project to reduce simulator sickness in virtual reality games took top honors for the College of Technology in the recent DiscoverU Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium.
Seventeen College of Technology projects were entered into the annual event. The top three projects from each college received cash awards.